Dr Howard Porter, BEAMA CEO, and Chair of the each Home Counts implementation board
Dr Porter is the CEO of BEAMA, the Trade body for the UK electrical manufacturing industry. He has been in this post for 8 years. He is the Chairman of the implementation board of the Each Home Counts review of residential energy efficiency. He has several accompanying roles: Chairman of the ORGALIME board, the Brussels based industry body for the electrical and mechanical industries and chair of EURIS an industry led group monitoring the changing relationship between the UK and the EU. He has a particular expertise in energy and the use of energy, with DPhil in the energy efficiency of housing, with an early career in research at the Building Research Establishment.
The UK Chancellor’s Autumn Statement outlined details for investment of over £7.2 billion in housing. The priorities include: a new Housing Infrastructure Fund of £2.3 billion to unlock new housing supply with the potential to deliver up to 100,000 homes; £1.4 billion to deliver an additional 40,000 affordable housing starts by 2020 to 2021; £2 […]